Mark Horenstein

Mark HorensteinProfessor
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978

Applied Electromagnetics


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Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • European Federation of Chemical Engineering – Static Electricity in Industry Group International Fellow, 2013
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Electrostatics
  • 2012 Outstanding Professor of the Year, Boston University College of Engineering
  • IEEE/IAS James R. Melcher Paper Prize Award, 2012
  • Elevated to Honorary Life Member by the Electrostatics Society of America (ESA), 2012

Classes Taught

  • EK 130 Introduction to Engineering
  • EK 131/132 Introduction to Engineering
  • EK 307 Electric Circuit Theory
  • EK 440 Introduction to Operating Systems
  • EC 410 Introduction to Electronics
  • EC 411
  • EC 412 Analog Electronics
  • EC 453
  • EC 454
  • EC 466
  • EC 469
  • EC 565 Electromagnetic Energy Transmission
  • EC 580 Modern Active Circuit Design

Research Interests

  • applied electromagnetics
  • electrostatics
  • microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)

Additional Affiliations

Selected Publications

  • M. N. Horenstein, Design Concepts for Engineers, 2nd Ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002.
  • M. N. Horenstein, Microelectronic Circuits and Devices, 2nd Ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996. (Translated editions available in Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.)
  • M.N. Horenstein, “The Electrostatics of Nanoparticles: What’s the Same, What’s Different?” Journal of Electrostatics (2009) 1-10
  • J. C. Crager and M.N. Horenstein, “Distributed Parameter Model for Computing Energy Dissipation in Brush-Type Electrostatic Discharges,” Journal of Electrostatics, 63 (2005), 239-247.
  • M. Horenstein and N. Roberts, “The Electrostatics of Parachutes”, Journal of Electrostatics, 34, (2 3), March 1995. (Invited Paper.)